STATES CHRONICLE – Every year, around New Year’s Eve people start thinking about their resolutions and prospects for the year to come. Some decide that it is high time to leave the past behind and hope for a better future now that a new year is just around the corner. You may think of all the possibilities now that 365 days await for you. You may be so excited that you might set some hard-to-reach goals. You probably do not need to be so harsh on yourself.
Some say that the concept which lies at the cornerstone of a New Year’s resolution might be pretty simple. You just need to set a purpose and work hard throughout the year to achieve it. The issue is that some may be very ambitious and they may set some tough goals which cannot be obtained in a single year. They may keep up the good work for a month and then they will realize that it is not as simple as they thought at first, eventually deciding to completely give up.
What is more, New Year’s resolutions became a joke because everybody is saying that they will never accomplish what they set in their minds as a purpose for the year to come. Some may believe that is all about patience and determination. The fulfillment of the goal depends on you and your will. If you actually wish for something, then you need to work hard to turn that dream into reality.
Due to all these ideas and misconceptions, some experts decided to give everybody tips about how to keep your New Year’s resolutions. The first tip concerns the notion of setting a goal at a time, not a full list. Making up a list increases your chances to fail to accomplish your purposes. A list is overwhelming for everyone, no matter how strong you may claim to be.
You should start out with one or two things and make sure you achieve those before setting another goal. For instance, if you wish to drink more water, reduce your soda intake and set reminders now and then which could help you obtain what you wanted for. Having a calendar to track your progress may motivate yours. What is more, you do not need to expect to see an immediate result. The most important thing is not to feel discouraged if the results do not appear as quickly as you wish.
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